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Artichoke with Dipping Sauce

 

Prep time:                            5 minutes

Prep notes: 

Cooking time:                 35 minutes

Yields:                                     2 people

 

Ingredients: 

               1 artichoke
               Juice of 1/2 lemon

Sauce:
               1/2 cup your favorite mustard
               2 tablespoons cider vinegar
               2 tablespoons tamari
               2 tablespoons honey

 

Directions: 

  • Heat 2 inches of water in a pot.
  • Wash artichoke, and cut about 1/2 inch off the top and bottom of the choke.
  • Squeeze lemon juice all over artichoke and place in boiling water.
  • Cover and boil 25 minutes, until leaves pull off easily.
  • While the choke cooks, whisk together sauce ingredients in a bowl.
  • Remove choke and drain over sink.
  • To eat, pull off a leaf, dip in sauce and pull meat off with your teeth.